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Scarborough crash leaves motorcycle rider dead, Toronto police say

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WATCH ABOVE: Toronto police said a car and motorbike collided in the area of Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East around 1:12 a.m. on Sunday. The rider was thrown from his bike and left unconscious, police said – Jul 31, 2022

A motorcycle rider has died in an overnight collision with a car in Toronto, police say.

In a tweet, Toronto police said a car and motorbike collided in the area of Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East around 1:12 a.m. on Sunday.

Police said a 30-year-old man was driving a grey 2013 Hyundai Sonata southbound on Kennedy road, attempting to make a left turn, police said.

At the same time, a 39-year-old man was riding a black 2020 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle northbound along the road.

As the car attempted to turn, the two vehicles collided, according to police.

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The rider was thrown from his bike and left unconscious, police said. The driver remained at the scene of the accident.

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Despite being rushed to hospital under an emergency run by paramedics, the motorcycle rider was pronounced dead, police said.

Roads were closed following the crash and police are asking anyone with information, including dashcam footage, to come forward.

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